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Other Employee Recognitions



Employee Recognitions

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 Titusville Fire and Emergency Services employees receive recognition for their actions and abilities through venues and organizations other than those of the City of Titusville.  This site was created to honor their accomplishments.

 Daryle Blankenship- 2004-State EMT


Lieutenant Daryle Blankenship

Florida EMT of the Year - 2004

 On April 2, 2004 while off-duty and preparing for a day of four-wheeling near the St. Johns River, Lieutenant Blankenship was faced with a sudden crisis.  A tour bus, filled with high school students on their way to Alabama, was sent careening off of S.R. 528 Beeline Expressway after being cut off by another vehicle.  The plunging of the bus was stopped by a stand of trees approximately 300 feet from where Daryle had parked his truck.

Lieutenant Blankenship immediately approached the bus.  The driver had been ejected from the vehicle and was seriously injured on the ground.  The kids on the bus were trying to climb out of its windows.  After initiating aid to the driver, he turned his attention to the students.  With the bus sitting in an unstable position, Daryle entered it and began calming and triaging patients.  He also moved uninjured passengers to another part of the bus, which helped to stabilize its position and reduce movement until the responding emergency units could arrive.

By the time emergency units arrived upon the scene, Lieutenant Blankenship had managed to triage most of the injured passengers, had temporarily stabilized the bus, had initiated treatment of the driver and other passengers and was able to pass medical and scene information to Brevard County Fire-Rescue responders.  Daryle remained an active part of the incident until the last patients were transported to the hospital.

Lieutenant Blankenship showed extroaordinary command presence throughout the incident.  His actions exemplify what our fire service employees are all about. We are extremely proud of his selection as the State of Florida's EMT of the Year in 2004.


 Reggie Belle

 Life Safety Specialist Reginald Belle

International Children's Empowerment Award - 2005

It his letter of notification, it was noted that Mr. Belle was chosen as the recipient because of his commitment and dedication to the children of Titusville.  Mr. Belle's attention to the safety and welfare of children is evident through his passionate focus on the use of child passenger seats, seat belt use, bicycle helmet use, fire safety, etc.

 Valor Award- Phil Jones

L to R: Titusville Fire Chief Chuck Bogle, Lieutenant Phillip Jones


Lieutenant Phillip Jones

Bronze Valor Award - 2009

Titusville Fire and Emergency Services Lieutenant Phillip Jones received a bronze medal for Valor on August 26, 2009.  This honor was presented at a ceremony sponsored by the Melbourne/Palm Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.  Lieutenant Jones was one of only 20 recipients presented with awards.  Nominations for this prestigious award were open to all law enforcement and fire rescue agencies with in the Brevard County area. 

Phil was awarded for his actions taken during a structure fire involving a large foam rubber pit at a local skating and biking center in Titusville on December 27, 2008.  His actions during the incident and his recognition of rapidly deteriorating fire conditions which resulted in a flashover allowed he and his firefighter to escape the deadly conditions quickly and safely with no injuries. 


 Mark Whorton
L to R: Titusville Fire Chief Michael Woodward, Senior Fire Inspector Mark Whorton, SCFCA President Jim Stables

Mark Whorton

Space Coast Fire Chiefs' Assn.

Congratulations go to Senior Fire Inspector Mark Whorton.  He was nominated and selected as the Space Coast Fire Chiefs’ Association’s “Fire Inspector of the Year”. 

The letter nominating Mark for this award cited his positive attitude while conducting inspections and his demonstrative and cooperative attitude between multiple jurisdictions and businesses. 

































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